2022 puzzling

Lots of puzzling this year … Puzzles with Posts Other puzzles! LQ favorites this year
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Sandra Boynton Cows

Xmas gift for Ash 2022, for the cow-theme! (There are not as many cow-themed puzzles as one might imagine.) 1000-piece puzzle from Workman Puzzles. Ash did it fairly quickly …
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various cat puzzles

A bunch of cat puzzles Ash did in late 2022
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3000 piece Spongebob puzzle completed!

Spongebob 3000

Ash finally finished the 3,000 piece Spongebob puzzle.
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Diego Mazzeo “Mechanical Griffin”

Ash and moms did this in Spring/Summer 2022. Really fun, with a fun extra-whimsical whimsy.207-pieces, Artifact Puzzles. Artifact: “This is a cool 207 piece wooden jigsaw puzzle of Argentinian artist Diego Mazzeo’s steampunk digital artwork. Our puzzle pieces are themed to the artwork with steampunk whimsy pieces and an irregular gear-shaped edge (which cuts out […]
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Dragon Moon

This description is absolutely correct — the baying-wolf cut pieces are crazy! But it was fun and intricate. Completed some time in late spring, early summer 2022. Artifact 258-piece puzzle: 11″x15″ “This is a 258 wooden jigsaw puzzle of “Dragon Moon” by Methane Studios. The stark beauty of the art is paired with a puzzle […]
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Bruce Riley, Stem Cell

Another June 5 puzzle that A and I did together. Artifact Puzzles, “Stem Cell” by Bruce Riley. Pretty image! Artifact description: This is a 191 piece wooden jigsaw puzzle of Bruce Riley’s painting “Stem Cell”. Designed by Tara Flannery, the themed whimsies and miniature hexagonal connectors coupled with psychedelic colors and abstract shapes make for […]
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Alfredo Arraguin “Jaguars”

This puzzle was … so hard. As it turns out, it was hard (in part) because it was a diptych — two sides of a puzzle — but they had printed the left side twice. So, one of the tricks of the puzzle is that the right-side puzzle mirrors the left-side puzzle in piece shape. […]
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Awa Tsireh “Animal Designs”

Fun, easy, quick to do. Ash and I did it. Awa Tsireh, 1898-1955. His unpublished works should enter the public domain, soon! And here it is at the Smithsonian! “Awa Tsireh, Animal Designs, ca. 1917-1920, watercolor on paper, sheet: 20 x 26 1⁄8 in. (50.9 x 66.2 cm), Smithsonian American Art Museum, Corbin-Henderson Collection, gift of Alice H. Rossin, 1979.144.35″ Artifact Puzzles: 6.75″ x […]
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Justin Hillgrove “Pursuit of Happiness”

Very easy, and fast. Artifact Puzzles: “This is a 72 piece “big pieces” wooden jigsaw puzzle of Justin Hillgrove’s Pursuit of Happiness, suitable for little kids or the elderly. Includes cartoony monster-shaped pieces (puzzle design by Tara Flannery and Ben Goldman). We also offer a 185 piece version of this same image. This puzzle has a […]
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Dennis Brady “Cercles et des Carres”

Very beautiful and easy to do small (65-piece) puzzle from Artifact . Ash and I did it together in early 2022. Artifact: “This is a 65 piece wooden jigsaw puzzle of a digital artwork by Dennis Brady.  The abstract sculptural pieces were designed by  puzzle artist Tara Flannery in what we call Stokes-style, a tribute […]
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Rachell Sumpter “Old Friend”

Finished April 2022. Hard! Artifact Puzzles: “This is a 290-piece wooden jigsaw puzzle of Rachell Sumpter’s “Old Friend.” The colorful wreathed web is paired with a puzzle design by Amy Tang using irregular piece shapes, irregular connectors, and an irregular edge. This puzzle is quite a challenge.” Artist Rachell Sumpter’s website . It looks like […]
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Bizarre Persian Fish

April 2022 w/ Ash A little bit challenging in terms of visuals, but a small number and went rapidly, between me and Ash in April 2022. Love the details of this beautiful image from the (Persian) Book of Wonders. Artifact Puzzles: “This is a 98-piece wooden jigsaw puzzle of an illustration of bizarre fish from […]
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“Gears” by Zen Puzzles

Ash and I did it in April 2022! Zen Puzzles: Available in both teaser and small sizes on the Zen website. We got it at Zen’s exhibition at the Paradise City Arts Festival in Northampton.
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Jethro Buck “Forest”

Did this one early 2022, I believe with Ash and me together. We did it pretty quickly, but it was a bit more challenging than one might think. Lots of cute animal whimsies among the puzzle pieces, as well as in the puzzle painting itself. Artifact puzzle: “This is a 285 piece Ecru wooden jigsaw […]
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